Seminar on Bolivia: Wednesday April 23, 2014

Seminar on Bolivia: Wednesday April 23, 2014

By: John Brohman, Associate Professor of Geography at Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada

COHA is pleased to invite you to: Continuity and Change in Bolivia: Neocolonialism, Societal Transformation and Food Sovereignty Professor John Brohman, COHA Guest Scholar, will…

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Earth Politics Book Review: Waskar Ari responds to Marc Becker

By: Dr. Waskar Ari, Assistant Professor of History and Ethnic Studies/Latin American Studies at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln.

Dear Council on Hemispheric Affairs, Thanks so much for sending out Marc Becker’s book review regarding Earth Politics:  Religion, Decolonization, and Bolivia’s Indigenous intellectuals.  Here…

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Earth Politics: Religion, Decolonization, and Bolivia’s Indigenous Intellectuals

By: Marc Becker, Council on Hemispheric Affairs guest scholar,

Waskar Ari, Earth Politics: Religion, Decolonization, and Bolivia’s Indigenous Intellectuals, Narrating native histories (Durham: Duke University Press, 2014). Review by: Marc Becker marc@yachana.org Also check out Waskar…

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COHA Report: Drones in Latin America

By: W. Alejandro Sanchez, Senior Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

For a PDF version of this report click here.  Over the past several years, drone usage has become increasingly widespread, not solely among global military…

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On Water Scarcity and the Right to Life: Bolivia

On Water Scarcity and the Right to Life: Bolivia

By: Emma Strother, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

Water is arguably the substance most important to maintaining life on earth. At the mountainous center of South America, Bolivia’s complex struggles with the scarcity…

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Research: On Separatism in Latin America

Research: On Separatism in Latin America

By: BY W. Alejandro Sanchez, Research Fellow at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, and Kimberly Bullard, Research Associate at the Council on Hemispheric Affairs

In mid January 2013, the inhabitants of Chile’s Easter Island carried out major protests, declaring that the central government in Santiago had largely forgotten them…

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